Cool C Voice Recognition Software Gets Lost in Translation

By Anne Chen  |  Posted 2004-05-03 Print this article Print

Cool Conversations' Cool C Talking Computer software aptly reads text aloud, but users must spend a significant amount of time training Microsoft Speech Engine to recognize their voices.

Cool Conversations LLCs first release of its Cool C Talking Computer software is a good demonstration of how far speech recognition has come—and how far it still has to go.

Click here to read the full review of Cool C Talking Computer.

As a senior writer for eWEEK Labs, Anne writes articles pertaining to IT professionals and the best practices for technology implementation. Anne covers the deployment issues and the business drivers related to technologies including databases, wireless, security and network operating systems. Anne joined eWeek in 1999 as a writer for eWeek's eBiz Strategies section before moving over to Labs in 2001. Prior to eWeek, she covered business and technology at the San Jose Mercury News and at the Contra Costa Times.

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